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Overlordship   Listen
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Overlordship  n.  Lordship or supremacy of a person or a people over others.






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"Overlordship" Quotes from Famous Books



... a compact shape, its boundaries well defined and capable of being well defended. The valley of the Thames between Staines and Cricklade became the northern frontier; westwards Malmesbury, Chippenham and Bath fell within its sphere, and Bristol was a border city. To the east of Staines the overlordship of Wessex extended across the river and reached within twenty miles of the Ouse at Bedford. These districts were the remnants of the united state of the first King of the English—Egbert, whose ...
— Wanderings in Wessex - An Exploration of the Southern Realm from Itchen to Otter • Edric Holmes



Words linked to "Overlordship" :   billet, office, overlord, spot, berth, situation



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